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6 ponk, hurda recipes


Last Updated : Jul 02,2020




पोंक रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (ponk, hurda recipes in Hindi)
પોંક રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (ponk, hurda recipes in Gujarati)

7 Ponkh, hurda recipes 

 

 Ponkh recipes | hurda recipes | 

Ponk, as it is popularly known in Surat, India and surrounding areas is a variety of roasted millet available only in this part of the world. Ponk is usually available only during colder winter months, from November through February. Peak season is December and January.

Healthy ponkh recipes

During a short time in the winter, the jowar or white millet seeds turn out very juicy and tender. Farmers keep watching out for this young seed, called ponkh, which is immediately harvested. 

Here is a Healthy Ponkh Snack, which requires no cooking. Just toss the tender seeds with a few seasonings and a dash of lemon juice, and you have a mouth-watering snack that none can resist. 

Healthy Ponkh Snack, No CookingHealthy Ponkh Snack, No Cooking

Here is a Ponkh Chila, which is very different from the regular besan chila that you usually make. The addition of ponkh gives it a very nice, succulent mouth-feel. 

It is very important to cook these chilas on a high flame, and also to relish them immediately after preparation. 

Ponkh Chila RecipePonkh Chila Recipe

Ponkh snacks

One interesting way to cook ponkh is as bhajiyas. The ponkh is mixed into a batter with besan and seasonings and deep-fried till crisp. 



It is important to deep-fry the Ponkh Bhajiya on a medium-slow flame to get a fabulous taste and super crispy mouth-feel. If you can lay your hands on ponkh, don’t miss this recipe.

Ponkh Bhajiya, Hurda SnackPonkh Bhajiya, Hurda Snack

Here is a Ponkh Chila, which is very different from the regular besan chila that you usually make. The addition of ponkh gives it a very nice, succulent mouth-feel. 

It is very important to cook these chilas on a high flame, and also to relish them immediately after preparation. 

Health Benefits of Ponkh

• Ponk is commonly eaten with the hull, which retains the majority of the nutrients. 
• The plant is very high in fiber with a fairly high protein level as well. 
• The fiber in it will help in the slow release of sugar in the blood and also help control cholesterol levels. 
• Ponk is gluten-free, an attractive alternative for wheat allergy sufferers.
• It also is packed with a few minerals like iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. 

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Ponk Bhel, Hurda Bhel
Recipe# 42422
20 Jan 20

 by Tarla Dalal
ponk bhel recipe | hurda bhel | tender jowar bhel | sorghum bhel | with 12 amazing images. ponk bhel is a tender jowar bhel and called ....
Ponk Bhajiya, Hurda Pakora
Recipe# 42425
20 Jan 20

 
by Tarla Dalal
ponk bhajiya recipe | ponk pakora | ponk fritters | hurda bhajji | with 15 amazing images. When ponk is in season, it is enjoyed so much by the Gujaratis that they have it in so many form ....
Basic Surti Ponkh Recipe
Recipe# 42423
15 Feb 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
In Gujarat, farmers who grow jowar or white millet keep watching their crops in the winter to spot that special stage where the seeds are juicy and tender! Known as ponkh, these young and tender jowar seeds are a unique seasonal and regional specialty. No wonder, the people get so excited about ....
Ponkh Chila Recipe
Recipe# 42435
24 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Ponkh, or tender, juicy pods of jowar is a special winter crop that is very famous in Gujarat. Only for a short duration in winter, it is possible to harvest young jowar grains that are so juicy and tender. Hence, the Gujaratis feel quite upbeat about it, and even throw parties to celebrate the ....
Healthy Ponkh Snack, No Cooking
Recipe# 42432
16 Feb 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
During a short time in the winter, the jowar or white millet seeds turn out very juicy and tender. Farmers keep watching out for this young seed, called ponkh, which is immediately harvested. Usually, parties are thrown to celebrate this event. The young edible seeds are harvested and cooked the ....
Tender Jowar Chaat
Recipe# 34044
16 Mar 18

 by Amarendra Mulye
No reviews
Tender jowar Chaat, is a very simple, yet delicious recipe and can be prepared in minutes. Tender jowar is available in India during winter season. Some people also call it hurda or ponk.
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